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Daniel Ellsberg: I Am WikiLeaks!

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

A standard talking point against WikiLeaks and Assange has been: the WikiLeaks release of the cables is nothing like the Pentagon Papers case, and Assange and Bradley Manning are nothing like Daniel Ellsberg. But Ellsberg is still alive, and he's not having any of it.

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange 'Should Get Nobel Peace Prize,' Says Russia

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite being lambasted as "Batman and Robin" respectively, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and President Dmitry Medvedev have pledged support f...

WikiLeaks Releases Cables on Guantánamo, Bagram, and Rendition: What Might Have Been

Nancy Talanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nancy Talanian

At least 50 U.S. State Department cables released by WikiLeaks report on the U.S. government's contacts and negotiations with foreign governments over U.S. detainee policies, requests to resettle detainees, and follow-up on resettlements.

WikiLeaks: Call of Duty

Mark Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Levine

As each new revelation comes to light, I can't help thinking, why was this secret in the first place? Wouldn't it be better if diplomats shared their concerns openly -- rather than hiding them from the public?

WikiLeaks Rival To Launch Monday?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Several key members involved with online whistleblower WikiLeaks are said to be deserting beleaguered founder Julian Assange to form their own rival s...

WikiLeaks: Letterman More Effective Against Terrorism Than American Propaganda

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

David Letterman and "Desperate Housewives" do more to reduce terrorism than American government propaganda, according to informants whose views were r...

Rumor of Time Dumping Assange Briefly Gains Internet Traction

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Weller

It started on Twitter, and then it got a life of its own. The true definition of an Internet meme. Time Magazine, like Amazon, Visa and the Swiss post...

Assange Supported By Hacktivists and Australian Government

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

As expected, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange is getting support from cyberhackers who have launched what is being called the first information war. Th...

Fox News Dem. Analyst Calls For 'Illegally' Killing Assange: 'A Dead Man Can't Leak Stuff'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A Democratic Fox News analyst called for the assassination of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Speaking on the Fox Business show "Follow The Money...

Lieberman: New York Times Should Be Investigated For Publishing WikiLeaks Cables

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Senator Joe Lieberman said that the New York Times may have committed a crime by accepting and publishing the State Department cables from WikiLeaks, ...

Is Assange Headed for Rendition?

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

If Julian Assange ends up in Sweden he could be extradited to the U.S., where he is public enemy #1.

WikiLeaks: Cables Highlight Terror Fund Woes

AP | TAREK EL-TABLAWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Saudi Arabia has made "important progress" in aggressively trying to curtail the flow of funds to terrorist groups, but the oil rich kin...

WikiLeaks Week In Review: Cablegate Highlights (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

It was, without question, the story the defined the first week of December 2010: last Sunday, online whistleblower WikiLeaks began an unprecedented re...

Julian Assange And Pfc Bradley Manning Have Done A Huge Public Service

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Julian Assange and Pfc Bradley Manning have done a huge public service by making hundreds of thousands of classified U.S. government documents availab...

Rob Fishman

State Department To Columbia University Students: DO NOT Discuss WikiLeaks On Facebook, Twitter | Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: On Monday, John H. Coatsworth, the SIPA Dean, reversed the university's earlier position, affirming that students "have a right to discuss and...

Obama, Troops Cheer Each Other In Afghanistan Visit

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — In a rousing holiday-season visit, President Barack Obama on Friday told cheering U.S. troops in Afghanistan the...

Matthew Dowd Slams Media And Both Parties For Attacking WikiLeaks

National Journal | Matthew Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judging by the press accounts, Washington is still buzzing over WikiLeaks' release of classified U.S. government information, with both Republicans an...

Exclusive: Ellsberg Disagrees With WikiLeaks' Assange on Whether Clinton Should Resign

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Brad Friedman

"I've come to respect Assange's judgment in a lot of these matters a lot more than I do the Pentagon spokespersons," Ellsberg said. "In this case, I don't agree with him."

WikiLeaks Files Stored In 'James Bond' Style Bunker In Swedish Mountain (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Amazon may have dumped WikiLeaks from its computer servers earlier this week, but now Julian Assange is taking inspiration from one of cinema's iconic...

WikiLeaks Documents: World Leaders, Nations React To Cablegate (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though WikiLeaks' unprecedented release of U.S. classified documents has proved embarrassing both to U.S. leaders and their foreign counterparts, the ...

Wikileaks Cables Reveal Obama Administration Tried To Thwart Torture Prosecutions

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

The Obama administration has done just what I thought it would: It's continued the Bush policy of interfering in other countries' attempts to apply the rule of law.

Beck: WikiLeaks Tied To Soros Conspiracies

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck tied WikiLeaks, and its leader, Julian Assange, to George Soros -- whom Beck has repeatedly attacked as sitting at the center of a vast arr...

WikiLeaks Down? CableGate Site OFFLINE After Days Of Attacks

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Inc. forced WikiLeaks to stop using the U.S. company's computers to distribute embarrassing State Department communication...

WikiLeaks: War, Diplomacy & Ban ki-Moon's Toothbrush

Phyllis Bennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Phyllis Bennis

The Wikileaks documents demonstrate once again that U.S. diplomacy is not being used to find alternatives to war, but rather pursued in the interests of illegal wars.

The Erosion of Privacy in 21st Century America

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Kane

Your average American has been subject to the same kind of scrutiny and invasion of privacy that the upper echelons of government are now experiencing from WikiLeaks.